LIVE: Newcastle vs Chelsea… The Premier League is BACK! Frank Lampard gives Antonio Rudiger a rare start at St James’ Park as Ben Chilwell is passed fit to start despite limping off for England
The Magpies suffered a 2-0 defeat to Southampton in their last topflight outing but remain a comfortable eight points above the relegation zone.
Frank Lampard‘s side are unbeaten in eight matches across all competitions and can take top spot in the Premier League table with a victory in the North East.
Follow Sportsmail’s Ieuan Ivett will provide live EPL coverage of Newcastle vs Chelsea including score, lineups and updates.